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ПТИЦИТЕ В БЪЛГАРСКАТА ФРАЗЕОЛОГИЯ
BIRDS IN BULGARIAN PHRASEOLOGY

Author(s): Katazina Popova
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Philology
Published by: ЮГОЗАПАДЕН УНИВЕРСИТЕТ »НЕОФИТ РИЛСКИ«
Keywords: linguistic-culturogical analysis; cognitive linguistics; linguistic picture of the world
Summary/Abstract: Man has always admired birds and has been envious of their ability to fly, relating this ability to unlimited freedom. Subject of admiration has also been birds' singing that has been imitated, copied, quoted and recreated by generations of composers and musicians. Birds have been associated with a number of symbols, myths, legends and religious beliefs. This article is dedicated to the linguistic and culturogical analysis of Bulgarian phrasal units with components - names of birds, living in freedom as well as their axiologization. The author pursues to follow the semantic realization of these linguistic tools and to reveal their images and connotations as well as their symbolic meaning. The study is based on the cognitive approach in linguistics with accentuated link with the language of culture and is targeting birds living in freedom as fragment of Bulgarian linguistic picture of the world.

  • Page Range: 197-203
  • Page Count: 7
  • Publication Year: 2016
  • Language: Bulgarian